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What causes pain, numbness and tingling sensation in the foot?

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Dr. Gopal Goel

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practicing since :1983

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Posted on Mon, 11 Jun 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I have ankle pain and swelling. No injury. Numbness and tingling in foot. Pain generates down my lower back to foot.
Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Could be slipped dics.

Detailed Answer:
Hi I am Dr Gopal Goel Orthopedic Surgeon.
In my opinion you are suffering from probably slipped disc where one of the nerves is pressed in spine.
I would recommend MRI of lower lumbar spine to confirm the diagnosis.
In the meantime I would suggest painkillers and muscle relaxant + physiotherapy.
Thanx for the question. Please feel free to ask any other question
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